Vienna, June 2017 - Gathering over 120 stakeholders, the Forum provided a unique platform to discuss how the region can transition towards a sustainable energy pathway.
Vienna, 9 June 2017 - The first Sustainability Forum took place under the auspices of Balkan Green Foundation and the Energy Community, during which it was discussed about main energy and climate issues facing the Energy Community Region.
Balkan Green Foundation, in cooperation with Zelena Akcija (Green Action), organized a National Seminar with the topic: “Economic, environmental, and health impacts and costs in anti-coal campaigning."
In a debate organized on the XV Edition of Dokufest, the Kosovo Civil Society Consortium for Sustainable Development (KOSID) gathered experts of energy issues from different countries of the Western Balkans, to discuss about corruption in the energy sector.
For the first time, the 5th annual regional competition of the Philanthropy for Green Ideas (PGI) was organized by Balkan Green Foundation. This year, PGI took place in Vrdnik, Serbia, where it gathered 15 participants from Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia, who presented innovative green projects/ideas.
On June 2016, representatives from the Balkan Green Network participated at the Central Eastern European Energy Efficiency Forum (C4E), which was held in Balchik, Bulgaria. Given that 2016 is an important year for energy efficiency as well as the broader concept of Energy Union, C4E Forum highlighted the importance of the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive for the Central and Eastern Europe region.
The Balkan Green Foundation (BGF), in collaboration with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the European Office in Kosovo/EUSR, organized a high-level regional conference to discuss matters regarding sustainable development, climate change, and Western Balkan countries pathway towards Europe.
Marking the International Day for Energy, Balkan Green Foundation in collaboration with the Institute for Development Policy (INDEP) and under the auspices of the Kosovo Civil Society Consortium for Sustainable Development (KOSID), organised a roundtable discussion on the topic of “Developing the Potential for Renewable Energy.”
The Balkan Green Foundation (BGF) and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) led discussions at an event hosted by Ulrike Lunacek, Vice-President of the European Parliament, on the potential of the countries of the Western Balkans to modernize their economies and energy systems to make them fit-for-purpose in a future sustainable and renewable economy.